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Dr. Prasenjit Mondal
Parsenjit Mondal Associate Professor pmondfch[at] +911332285181
Areas of Interest
  • Energy and environmental engineering, Water treatment, energy from biomass & wastes, separation processes, LCA, waste plastics management
Professional Background
2014TilltodateAssociate ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092014Assistant ProfessorIIT Roorkee
20092009Assistant ProfessorMNNIT Allahabad
20062009Scientist IIP Dehradun
20002004Sr. LecturerBPTU
19992000Plant OfficerHind Lever Chemicals Ltd.
19971998Shift In ChargeJay Shree Chemicals and Fertilizers
Honors and Awards
ACS membership awardIIT Roorkee2015
Visiting ProfessorUniversity of Saskatchewan , Canada2018
NTSE scholarship Govt. of India
financial sponsorship from University of Tokyo, Japan to present paper in 7th (SEAWE-2009)University of Tokio , Japan2009
Educational Details
Ph. D.ChemicalIIT Roorkee2008
M.TechF.ChemicalCalcutta University 2000
B.TechChemicalCalcutta University 1997
Administrative Background
20122015Dy. Chairman (Admin)Community Dairy, IIT Roorkee
2015TilltodateChairmanCCB Dairy
20152017Dy. Chairman DAPCDept. of Chemical Eng., IIT Roorkee
2015to dateCoordinator, Write Off CommitteeDept. of Chemical Eng., IIT Roorkee
2015to dateO. C. Building and electric maintenance Dept. of Chemical Eng., IIT Roorkee
2016till dateO.C. OfficeDept. of Chemical Eng., IIT Roorkee
Sponsored Research Projects
TopicFunding AgencyYear
‘Mini DME: A custom designed solution to bring stranded gas to the energy marketsIndia Australia strategic research fund (Network project) 2013
Indo-French water Network ProjectDST- CEFIPRA2016
Sustainable grey water (GW) treatment technology for community buildings DST- WTI2018
Study of biodiesel production in mini channel reactor-experimentation and numerical analysisCSIR2017
Development and application of low cost filter for treating arsenic and fluoride containing groundwaMHRD-SAP2018
Inspection/Monitoring of grossly polluting industries (GPIs)CPCB2018
Inspection/Monitoring of grossly polluting industries (GPIs)CPCB2017
Delayed coking studies for HPCL (M) refineryHPCL2009
Delayed coking studies on RIL feedstock for the production of anode/ needle grade cokeRIL2007
Development of low cost system for the treatment of arsenic and fluoride contaminated groundwater foMinistry of drinking water and sanitation, Govt. of India 2012
Development of gasification technology for the production of synthesis of synthesis gas from carboCSIR2007
Delayed coking studies on RIL blended feedstock for the production of anode/ needle grade cokeRIL2009
Production of hydrogen rich gas from Indian coal through catalytic steam gasificationMHRD, Govt. of India 2012
GRBMP projectMoEF2012
Studies on effectiveness of iodine and heat removal from PHWR primary containment during LOCA by sNPCIL, Mumbai2012
Participation in seminars
NamePlaceSponsored ByDate
Nano for Energy and Water (NEW)UPES, DehradunDST-IFWNFeb 2017
25th Canadian Catalysis Symposium University of Saskachewan, CanadaCanadian catalysis society and others May 2018
12th International Symposium on Southeast Asian Water Environment (SEAWE 2016) Hanoi, VietnamTokyo Univ. and others Nov 2016
Indian conference on life cycle management (ILCM) 2016New delhiFICCIOct 2016
Indian conference on life cycle management (ILCM) 2015New DelhiFICCISept 2015
64th Canadian Chemical Engineering ConferenceNiagra Falls , CanadaCChESOct 2014
Indian Conference of Life Cycle Management 2014New DelhiFICCISept 2014
International Clean tech seminar ‘Sustainable industrial algae production and related business opporNew DelhiONGCMArch 2014
International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering (ACE 2013)IIT RoorkeeDST and others Feb 2013
4th IWA-ASPIRE Conference and exhibitionTokyo, JapanIWAOct 2011
Int. Symp. on Southeast Asian water Environment, (2009) PhuketTokyo Univ. and others 2009
National Conference on Biofuels & Bioenergy (NCBB-2015)UPES, DehradunDST and others Jun 2015
NCRE-2010Tejpur Univ, Assam DST and others March 2010
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Engineering,IICHE, Life member
  • ACS, Awarded member
  • Biological Engineering Scoiety, Treasurer
Teaching Engagements
TitleCourse CodeClass NameSemester
Mechanical OperationsCHN-202B.Tech 2nd year,ChemicalAutumn
System Approach to Environmental EngineeringCHN-515M. Tceh. Autumn
Waste to energyCHN-572M. Tceh. Spring
Energy EngineeringCHN-102B.Tech.Spring
Biological wastes treatmentBTN-675M. Tceh. Spring
Environmental studiesCEN-101B.Tech.Autumn
PHDs Supervised
TopicScholar NameStatus of PHDRegistration Year
Removal of toxic organics from wastewater and energy production using EC and MFCRavi ShankarA
Pyrolysis kinetics of biomass feedstocks and bio-oil productionAnil Kumar VermaA
Treatment of arsenic and fluoride bearing water and wastewaterLokendra SinghA
Syngas/hydrogen production from natural gasMumtaj ShahO2014
Energy production using biotechnology: Bio hydrogen productionAmit Kr. ChaurasiaO2015
Studies on green house gas components utilization to value added fuels via syngas routeKDP Lakshmee KumarO2015
Gray wáter treatmentPushparaj PatilO2017
Biological remediation of cyanide in a packed bed SAB reactor Naveen DwivediA
Biological removal of fluoride from industrial waste waterSubha DwivediA
Synthesis of nano adsorbents and application in water treatmentVineet RathorO2012
Participation in short term courses
Couse NameSponsored ByDate
Technologies for clean and renewable energy productionAICTE3/6/2013
5th Summer School On Petroleum Refining and PetrochemicalsIndian Oil Institute of Petroleum Technology,Gurgaon-
Membrane Separations for The Desalination of Water: Materials, Processes, Applications and TransportGIANOct 2018
Advances in chemical and biotechnological processes for the utilization of natural resources towardsCSIR19/10/2011
Refreshers Course On Petroleum Refining TechnologyUGC-
Petroleum Refining TechnologyFluor Danial, Gurgaon8/9/2008
Courses or Conferences Organised
Conference NameSponsored ByDate
Water treatment technologies for water challenged sites in India: opportunity for research based solDST-IFWN25.02.17
Nano for energy and water (NEW 2017)”DST-IFWNFeb 2017
Building Sustainable Society in 21st Century: Some Important AspectsInstitution of Engineers(India) April 2015
International conference on molecular signaling: recent trends in biomedical and translational reseaDBT and others Dec 2014
National International Collaboration
Utilization of natural resourcesUniversity of Saskatchewan, CanadaRP
Indo-French water networkUniversity of PoitiersRP
Indo-French water networkUniversity of Rennes, FranceRP
Indo French water networkUniversity of MontpellierRP
Indo French water networkUPES DehradunRP
Indo French water networkNEERI , NagpurRP
Mini DME: A custom designed solution to bring stranded gas to the energy marketsUniversity of Melbourne, AustraliaRP
Mini DME: A custom designed solution to bring stranded gas to the energy markets RMIT, AustraliaRP
Mini DME: A custom designed solution to bring stranded gas to the energy markets CSIRO, AustraliaRP
Mini DME: A custom designed solution to bring stranded gas to the energy markets IIP DehradunRP
Utilization of natural resourcesUniversity of Kentucky, USA RP
Books Authored

1. P. Mondal. R.K. Baranwal, Cadmium removal from water using agrobased adsorbents,   

      Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH& Co. KG, Germany, 2012.

2. P. Mondal, A. Dalai, Sustainable utilization of natural resources, CRC Press, USA, 2017

Refereed Journal Papers
  1. T. K. Bhattacharya, P. Mondal, Synthesis of Riboflavin 5’ Phosphate Sodium (Vitamin B2 derivative), J. of Institution of Engineers (I), 84 (2004), 47-49.
  2. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, Sedimentation of hematite water slurries, J. of Institution of Engineers (I), 85(2004), 20-23
  3. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, Relationship among the rate constants of sedimentation of hematite slurry in water, J. of Institution of Engineers (I), 85 (2004), 17-19
  4. S.D.V Sagar, D.P.Singh, P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Effluent Treatment by Simultaneous Bio-degradation and Adsorption Technique,  IPPTA Journal, 16 (2004), 105-109
  5. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Laboratory based approaches for arsenic remediation from contaminated water: recent developments, Journal of Hazardous Materials, (2006), 464-479.
  6. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Quantitative separation of As(III) and As(V) from a synthetic  water solution using ion exchange column in presence of Fe and Mn ions, Clean, Soil, Air, Water 35(2007), 255-260.
  7. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Treatment of resorcinol and phenol bearing waste water by simultaneous adsorption biodegradation (SAB): Optimization of process parameters, International journal of Chemical Rector Engineering, 5(S1) (2007), 1-15.
  8. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Removal of trivalent arsenic (As(III)) from contaminated water by calcium chloride (CaCl2) impregnated rice husk carbon, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 46(2007), 2550-2557.
  9. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, A Laboratory study for the treatment of arsenic, iron, and manganese bearing ground water using Fe+3 impregnated activated carbon: Effects of shaking time, pH and temperature, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 144(1-2) (2007), 420-426.
  10. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Growth of three bacteria in arsenic solution and their application for arsenic removal from wastewater, Journal of Basic Microbiology 48 (2008), 521–525
  11. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Treatment of arsenic contaminated water in a batch reactor by using Ralstoniaeutropha MTCC 2487 and granular activated carbon, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 153 (2008), 588–599.
  12. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Treatment of arsenic contaminated water in a laboratory scale up-flow bio-column reactor, Journal of Hazardous Materials 153 (2008),136–145.
  13. P.Mondal,C.B.Majumder, B.Mohanty, Effects of adsorbent dose, its particle size and initial arsenic concentration on the removal of arsenic, iron and manganese from simulated ground water by Fe+3 impregnated activated carbon, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 150(2008), 695-702.
  14. P.Mondal,B.Mohanty, N. Bhandari, C.B.Majumder, Removal of arsenic from simulated groundwater by GAC-Fe: A Modeling approach, AIChE Journal (2009), 55(2009), 1860-1871.
  15. P. Mondal, B. Mohanty and C.B. Majumder, Treatment of Simulated Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Using GAC-Cu in Batch Reactor: Optimization of Process Parameters, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 87(2009)766-778.
  16. P. Mondal, B. Mohanty and C.B. Majumder, Treatment of arsenic contaminated groundwater using calcium impregnated granular activated carbon in batch reactor: Optimization of process parameters, Clean, Soil, Air, Water, 38(2010) 129-139.
  17. P. Mondal, B. Mohanty, C. B. Majumder, Removal of arsenic from simulated groundwater using GAC-Cu in batch reactor: Kinetics and equilibrium studies, Canadian J of Chemical engineering, Canadian  Journal of  Chemical Engineering Can. J. Chem. Eng. 89 (2011) 921–93.
  18. B. Das, P. Mondal, S. Kumar, Pressurization studies in a sealed autoclave for thermal decomposition of nitrated TBP and TiAP, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 288 (2011) 641-643.
  19. B. Das, S. Kumar, P. Mondal, Experimental measurement and correlation of flash point of alternate PUREX/UREX solvent (36% TiAP) in C8–C16 diluents, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 289 (2011) 503-505.
  20. S. Kumar, B. Das, P. Mondal, Thermophysical properties of 36% and 100% TiAP solvents at 298.15 K, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry,  289 (2011) 267-273.
  21. J. Kumar, C. B. Balomajumder, P. Mondal, Application of Agro-Based Biomasses for Zinc Removal from Wastewater – A Review. CLEAN – Soil, Air, Water, 39 (2011) 641–652.
  22. P. Mondal, G.S. Dang, M.O. Garg, Syngas production through gasification and cleanup for downstream applications — Recent developments, Fuel Processing Technology, 92 (2011) 1395–1410.
  23. Dwivedi Naveen, Majumder C.B. Mondal P. and Dwivedi Shubha, Biological Treatment of Cyanide Containing Wastewater, Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, 1(7) (2011), 15-21
  24. Bhattacharya, T. K, Mondal, P.Improvement of water solubility of Vitamin B2 by phosphorylation, The Technology World, ISSN 2180-1614(Malaysia), 2010 (Accepted).
  25. P. Mondal, B. Mohanty, C. B. Majumder, S. Saraswati, Modeling of the removal of arsenic species from simulated groundwater containing As, Fe and Mn: A neural network based approach, Clean, Soil, Air, Water,  40 (2012) 285–289.
  26. P. Mondal, B. Mohanty, C. B. Majumder, Treatment of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Using Calcium Impregnated Granular Activated Carbon in a Batch Reactor: Kinetics and equilibrium studies, Clean, Soil, Air, Water, 40 (2012) 506–514.
  27. Biplab Das, Shekhar KumarP. Mondal,U. KamachiMudali, R. Natarajan, Synthesis and characterization of red-oil from tri iso-amyl phosphate/n-dodecane/nitric acid mixtures at elevated temperature, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 292 (3) (2012) 1161-1171.
  28. P. Mondal, N. Soni, Production of bio-oil from algal biomass and its up-gradation: Recent developments, GREEN-The international journal of sustainable energy conversion and storage, 2 (5-6) (2012) 217-232.
  29. P. Mondal, J. Parikh, D.V. Naik. Sustainable Development: Pyrolysis and Gasification of Biomass and Wastes. In Encyclopedia of Environmental Management; S.E. Jorgensen, ed. Taylor & Francis: New York, 2013; Vol. IV, 2509–2525.
  30. P. Mondal, B. Mohanty, C. B. Majumder,  Effect of pH and Treatment Time on the Removal of Arsenic Species from Simulated Groundwater by Using Fe3+ and Ca2+ Impregnated Granular Activated Charcoals, Chemical Engineering and Science. 2013 1 (2).  doi: 10.12691/ces-1-2-3
  31. Ravi Shankar, PrasenjitMondal and Shri Chand, Modelling and simulation of double chamber microbial fuel cell: Cell voltage, power density and temperature variation with process parameters, Green - The International Journal of Sustainable Energy Conversion and Storage., Volume 3, Issue 3-4, Pages 181–194, 2013.
  32. Ravi Shankar, Lovjeet Singh, PrasenjitMondal and Shri Chand, removal of lignin from wastewater through electro-coagulation, World Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2013, Vol. 1, No. 2, 16-20.
  33. Ravi Shankar, Lovjeet Singh, PrasenjitMondal and Shri Chand, Removal of COD, TOC and colour from pulp and paper industry wastewater through electro-coagulation, Desalination and Water Treatment, 10.1080/19443994.2013.831782.
  34. Biplab Das, P. Mondal,Shekhar Kumar, Evaluation of fire and explosion hazards in typical nuclear recycling plants, Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, Volume 20, Issue 5, September–October 2013, Pages 10–16.
  35. N. K. Soni, A. K. Varma, P. Mondal, M. N. Srivastava, Production of Bio-oil from Native Algae of SolaniAquaductRoorkeeGREEN-The international journal of sustainable energy conversion and storage, 3(5-6), 2013(225-234).
  36. Dwivedi Naveen, BalomajumderChandrajit and PrasenjitMondal, Studies of Kinetic and Equilibrium isotherm models for the Sorption of Cyanide ion on to Almond shell, Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, Vol. 4(2), 20-24, February (2014).
  37. Naveen Dwivedi, ChandrajitBalomajumder and PrasenjitMondal, 2014. Study for the treatment of cyanide bearing wastewater using bioadsorbentPrunusamygdalus(Almond shell): Effect of pH, adsorbent dose, contact time, temperature, and initial cyanide concentration. Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 23-30.
  38. Dwivedi Shubha, MondalPrasenjit and BalomajumderChandrajit, Removal of Fluoride using Citrus limettain batch Reactor: Kinetics and Equilibrium Studies, Research Journal of Chemical Sciences, Vol. 4(1), 50-58, January (2014).
  39. Promila Yadav, Anil Kumar Varma, PrasenjitMondal, Production of Biodiesel from Algal Biomass Collected from Solani River using Ultrasonic Technique, International journal of renewable energy research, vol.4, no.3, 2014.
  40. Rahul Kumar Sahu, Ravi Shankar, PrasenjitMondal, and Shri Chand. "Treatment potential of EC towards bio-digester effluent: effects of process parameters, aeration, and adsorbent." Desalination and Water Treatment 54, no. 7 (2015): 1912-1924.
  41. Veralika Singh, Lokendra Thakur, and PrasenjitMondal. "Removal of lead and chromium from synthetic wastewater using Vetiveriazizanioides." CLEAN–Soil, Air, Water 43, no. 4 (2015): 538-543.
  42. Shankar, R., Mondal, P.,& Chand, S. (2015). Simultaneous generation of electricity and removal of organic load from synthetic wastewater in a membrane less Microbial Fuel Cell: Parametric evaluation, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 34, 255–264.
  43. Subhasis Das, Sharvani Thakur, Manveersingh Gupta, Arijit Bag, Prasenjit Mandal, AnkurBordoloi,Support interaction of Ni nano cluster based catalysts applied in CO2 reforming, Journal of Catalysis 330 (2015) 46-60.
  44. Shankar, R., Mondal, P., Singh, R. and Chand, S., 2015. Simultaneous electricity production and removal of organics from synthetic wastewater in a continuous membrane less MFC: Effects of process parameters. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 34(5), pp.1404-1413.
  45. Singh, G.K., Mohanty, B., Mondal, P.,Chavan, P. and Datta, S., 2016. Modeling and Simulation of a Pilot-Scale Bubbling Fluidized Bed Gasifier for the Gasification of High Ash Indian Coal Using Eulerian Granular Approach. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 14(1), pp.417-431.
  46. Varma, A.K. and Mondal, P., 2016. Physicochemical characterization and kinetic study of pine needle for pyrolysis process. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 124(1), pp.487-497.
  47. Mitra, S., Thakur, L.S., Rathore, V.K. and Mondal, P., 2016. Removal of Pb (II) and Cr (VI) by laterite soil from synthetic waste water: single and bi-component adsorption approach. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(39), pp.18406-18416.
  48. Varma, A.K. and Mondal, P., 2016. Physicochemical characterization and pyrolysis kinetics of wood sawdust. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, 38(17), pp.2536-2544.
  49. Malpani, M., Varma, A.K. and Mondal, P., 2016. Production of bio-oil from algal biomass and its upgradation to biodiesel using CaO-based heterogeneous catalysts. International Journal of Green Energy, 13(10), pp.969-976.
  50. Varma, A.K. and Mondal, P., 2016. Physicochemical Characterization and Pyrolysis Kinetic Study of Sugarcane Bagasse Using Thermogravimetric Analysis. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 138(5), p.052205.
  51. Rathore, V.K., Dohare, D.K. and Mondal, P., 2016. Competitive adsorption between arsenic and fluoride from binary mixture on chemically treated laterite. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4(2), pp.2417-2430.
  52. Thakur, L.S. and Mondal, P., 2016. Techno-economic evaluation of simultaneous arsenic and fluoride removal from synthetic groundwater by electrocoagulation process: optimization through response surface methodology. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(59), pp.28847-28863.
  53. Dwivedi, N., Balomajumder, C. and Mondal, P., 2016. Comparative investigation on the removal of cyanide from aqueous solution using two different bio-adsorbents. Water Resources and Industry, 15, pp.28-40.
  54. Dwivedi, N., Balomajumder, C. and Mondal, P., 2016. Comparative evaluation of cyanide removal by adsorption, biodegradation, and simultaneous adsorption and biodegradation (SAB) process using Bacillus cereus and almond shell. Journal of Environmental Biology, 37(4), p.551.
  55. Dwivedi, N., Balomajumder, C. and Mondal, P., 2016. Bioremoval of cyanide from aqueous solution using Tectonagrandis leaves powder: a potential bioadsorbent. International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, 19(3-4), pp.198-219.
  56. Dwivedi, S., Mondal, P. and Balomajumder, C., 2016. Bioremoval of Fluoride from Synthetic Water Using Gram-Negative Bacteria Shewanellaputrefaciens. Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, p.04016023.
  57. Shankar, R., Varma, A.K., Mondal, P. and Chand, S., 2016. Simultaneous treatment and energy production from PIW using electro coagulation & microbial fuel cell. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4(4), pp.4612-4618.
  58. Thakur, L.S. and Mondal, P., 2017. Simultaneous arsenic and fluoride removal from synthetic and real groundwater by electrocoagulation process: Parametric and cost evaluation. Journal of Environmental Management, 190, pp.102-112.
  59. Varma, A.K. and Mondal, P., 2017. Pyrolysis of sugarcane bagasse in semi batch reactor: Effects of process parameters on product yields and characterization of products. Industrial Crops and Products, 95, pp.704-717.
  60. Prasad, M.S.V., Varma, A.K., Kumari, P. and Mondal, P., 2017. Production of lipid containing microalgal biomass and simultaneous removal of nitrate and phosphate from synthetic wastewater. Environmental Technology, (accepted), pp.1-29.
  61. LekhankPatil, Anil Kumar Varma, Gajendra Singh and PrasenjitMondal, 2017 “Thermocatalytic degradation of high density polyethylene into liquid product”, Journal of Polymers and the Environment (accepted).
  62. Rathore, V. K., &Mondal, P, 2017, Competitive adsorption of arsenic and fluoride onto economically prepared aluminum oxide/hydroxide nanoparticles: Multicomponent isotherms and spent adsorbent management, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 8081-8094
  63. Rathore, V. K., &Mondal, P, Stabilization of arsenic and fluoride bearing spent adsorbent in clay bricks: Preparation, characterization and leaching studies, 2017,  Journal of Environmental Management
  64. Low-Cost Water Purification, 2017, Removing arsenic and fluoride, Current Science News letter,112,  page 1310
  65. Contaminated Water : Sintered brick as solution, 2017, Current Science News letter,113,  page 1016